Eriksen, J. (2005) Grass cover retained by nose-ringing of outdoor sows only partially reduces the risk of N leaching. DARCOFenews (3).
Online at: http://www.darcof.dk/enews/sep05/sow.html
Nose-ringing is an option to maintain grass cover in outdoor pig production systems. However ringing is no guarantee for a low environmental load. Management choices in terms of feeding, animal density and nutrient distribution are at least as important in order to obtain a low nutrient loss potential.
|EPrint Type:||Journal paper|
|Subjects:||Soil > Nutrient turnover|
|Research affiliation:||Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > II. 9 (PIGSYS) New systems in organic pig production|
|Deposited By:||Eriksen, Senior scientist Jørgen|
|Deposited On:||26 Oct 2005|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:31|
|Additional Publishing Information:||Newsletter from Danish Research Centre for Organic Food and Farming|
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